The Supreme Court confirmation hearings for Sonia Sotomayor have recessed for the day, with another round of questions following in the morning.

Judiciary Committee Chairman Patrick LeahyPatrick Joseph LeahyNegotiators face major obstacles to meeting July border deadline This week: Congress set for clash on Trump's border request Congress unlikely to reach deal on Trump border bill before break MORE (D-Vt.) and ranking Republican Jeff SessionsJefferson (Jeff) Beauregard SessionsTrump: Appointing Sessions was my biggest mistake Nikki Haley blasts Roy Moore's Senate bid: 'He does not represent our Republican Party' Time magazine: Trump threatened reporter with prison time MORE of Alabama jointly announced the end of the eight-hour day, which was broken up by periodic breaks and a 90-minute
lunch recess.

Leahy said Wednesday's questioning will include Sen. Al FrankenAlan (Al) Stuart FrankenThe Hill's 12:30 Report: Mexican officials scramble to avoid Trump tariffs The Hill's Morning Report - Tariff battle looms as Trump jabs 'foolish' Senate GOP Barbs start to fly ahead of first Democratic debate MORE (D-Minn.) starting at 9:30 a.m. A long list of witnesses are also expected, including New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg and two firefighters in the New Haven Fire Department case on which one of Sotomayor's rulings was recently overturned.

GOP senators yet to question Sotomayor include John CornynJohn CornynDemocrats give Trump trade chief high marks GOP senators divided over approach to election security GOP lawmakers want Mulvaney sidelined in budget talks MORE (Texas) and Tom CoburnThomas (Tom) Allen CoburnThe Hill's Morning Report — Presented by PhRMA — Worries grow about political violence as midterms approach President Trump’s war on federal waste American patients face too many hurdles in regard to health-care access MORE (Okla.) Democrats still yet to question her include Franken, Arlen Specter (Pa.), Amy KlobucharAmy Jean KlobucharRules for first Democratic primary debates announced Senate set to bypass Iran fight amid growing tensions Sanders unveils student debt plan amid rivalry with Warren MORE (Minn.), Sheldon WhitehouseSheldon WhitehouseSize of 2020 field too big even for Democratic enthusiasts, poll finds Overnight Defense: House passes T spending package with defense funds | Senate set to vote on blocking Saudi arms sales | UN nominee defends climate change record Trump's UN pick faces Senate grilling MORE (R.I.), Ben CardinBenjamin (Ben) Louis CardinProposed bipartisan kidney legislation takes on kidney disease epidemic in America Lawmakers raise security concerns about China building NYC subway cars House votes to boost retirement savings MORE (Md.) and Ted Kaufman (Del.)

Leahy said Wednesday will also include a closed-door session among senators, as is routine for Supreme Court nominees. The session will include a review of Sotomayor's FBI report.

--J. Taylor Rushing